[Third Courthouse in Childress, Texas]

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Photograph of a mother and daughter riding in a buggy that is driven by one horse. In the background is the third courthouse of Childress, Texas. The horizon is barren but there are another building close to the courthouse as well as a long fence.

Physical Description

1 photograph, b & w; 5.5 in. x 7.75 in. mounted on a 8.25 in . x 10 in. frame

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. November 1894.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2007 and was provided by Childress County Heritage Museum to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 563 times , with 8 in the last month . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Childress County Heritage Museum

The Childress County Heritage Museum partnered with us to provide access to historic photos from the 1880s to the 1950s. Images feature the local city streets and businesses; area ranches; the FW&D Railway Co; and the Childress Army Air Field during WWII. They have also contributed hundreds of items to the Rescuing Texas History, 2007 collection.

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Description

Photograph of a mother and daughter riding in a buggy that is driven by one horse. In the background is the third courthouse of Childress, Texas. The horizon is barren but there are another building close to the courthouse as well as a long fence.

Physical Description

1 photograph, b & w; 5.5 in. x 7.75 in. mounted on a 8.25 in . x 10 in. frame

Notes

"Seen on the horizon is the third Childress Country courthouse. Members of a pioneer family, Mrs. W. L. Underwood and her daughter Carrie Underwood (later Mrs. Wilson Hardin), sit in a 'Let Down Top' buggy on the outskirts of town. The horse driving them was Mrs. Underwood's favorite horse, Silver Tail."

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Rescuing Texas History, 2007

Rescuing Texas History 2007, presents materials from fifteen partners: Anderson County Historical Commission; Austin History Center, Austin Public Library; Bosque County Historical Commission; Childress County Heritage Museum; Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History; Dallas Heritage Village; First Christian Church, Port Arthur; Heritage House Museum, Orange; Historic Rose Marine Theater; Kemah Historical Society; Museum of the American Railroad; Palestine Public Library; Sanger Public Library; Sulphur Springs Public Library; and Val Verde Historical Commission.

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  • November 1894

Added to The Portal to Texas History

  • Feb. 18, 2008, 9:32 p.m.

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  • May 2, 2016, 4:24 p.m.

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[Third Courthouse in Childress, Texas], photograph, November 1894; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth34613/: accessed December 10, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Childress County Heritage Museum.